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neu·ro·a·nat·o·my

 (no͝or′ō-ə-năt′ə-mē, nyo͝or′-)
n. pl. neu·ro·a·nat·o·mies
1. The branch of anatomy that deals with the nervous system.
2. The neural structure of a body part or organ: the neuroanatomy of the eye.

neu′ro·an′a·tom′i·cal (-ăn′ə-tŏm′ĭ-kəl) adj.
neu′ro·a·nat′o·mist n.
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neuroanatomy

(ˌnjʊərəʊəˈnætəmɪ)
n
(Anatomy) the study of the structure of the nervous system
ˌneuroaˈnatomist n
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neu•ro•a•nat•o•my

(ˌnʊər oʊ əˈnæt ə mi, ˌnyʊər-)

n., pl. -mies.
1. the branch of anatomy dealing with the nervous system.
2. the nerve structure of an organism.
[1895–1900]
neu`ro•a•nat′o•mist, n.
neu`ro•an`a•tom′i•cal (-ˌæn əˈtɒm ɪ kəl) neu`ro•an`a•tom′ic, adj.
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neuroanatomy

Medicine. the branch of anatomy that studies the anatomy of the nervous system. — neuroanatomical, adj.
See also: Nerves
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Noun1.neuroanatomy - the anatomy of the nervous system
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
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Translations

neu·ro·a·nat·o·my

n. neuroanatomía, estudio anatómico del sistema nervioso.
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neuroanatomy

n neuroanatomía
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In 1928 Ramon Santiago y Cajal, Spanish neuroanatomist, postulated that the neural setup of the human brain would be fixed and unable to change beyond the end of maturation of the brain around the age of 22-24 years.
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Franz Joseph Gall (circa 1810), a highly competent neuroanatomist, asserted that bumps and depressions on the skull reflected the underlying development or lack thereof of brain matter.
Pestilli was also part of the team that first traced this missing brain structure to an 1881 publication by Carl Wernicke, a German-Austrian neuroanatomist.
The number of people who have now watched the most successful TED talks number in the millions--for example, Ken Robinson's talk on 'How Schools Kill Creativity' has 31 million views (2006) and the neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor's talk 'My Stroke of Insight' has 16 million views (2008).
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